Slow Cooker Thai Pineapple Peanut Chicken

Slow Cooker Thai Pineapple Peanut Chicken is an easy family dinner idea you'll make again & again. If you love Thai peanut butter sauce, this is a favorite!
Course dinner
Keyword chicken, peanut butter
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours
Total Time 5 hours 20 minutes
Servings 10
Author Gina Kleinworth


  • 3-4 boneless skinless chicken breasts cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 1-1/2 cups pineapple chunks
  • 3 sweet peppers - diced
  • 1 red bell pepper - diced
  • 1 cup coconut milk
  • 2/3 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp lime juice
  • 3 tsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp ground ginger
  • 1/3 cup lightly salted peanuts finely chopped for garnish
  • 2 tbsp chives sliced thin optional for garnishing


  • Add the chicken, pineapple and peppers into slow cooker & spread out evenly.
  • In a medium bowl, add the coconut milk, peanut butter, soy sauce, honey, rice wine vinegar, lime juice, ginger, garlic & whisk to combine.
  • Place bowl in microwave and heat on high power for 30-seconds, (make sure the bowl is microwave-safe.)
  • Pour mixture over the chicken.
  • Cook covered on high for about 3 hours or on low for about 5 hours.
  • Serve over white rice.